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Russell Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Tavistock, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.5542 / 50°33'15"N

Longitude: -4.1489 / 4°8'55"W

OS Eastings: 247872

OS Northings: 74924

OS Grid: SX478749

Mapcode National: GBR NW.GG4N

Mapcode Global: FRA 276L.MGT

Entry Name: Russell Court

Listing Date: 7 September 1951

Last Amended: 20 December 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1326181

English Heritage Legacy ID: 93426

Location: Tavistock, West Devon, Devon, PL19

County: Devon

District: West Devon

Civil Parish: Tavistock

Built-Up Area: Tavistock

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

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Listing Text

1.
5185 DRAKE ROAD

Russell Court
(formerly listed as
"Gwynntor" under
Bannawell Street)
SX 4774 3/42 7.9.51

II


2.
Circa 1835. Architect Gilbert Scott. Built as Union Workhouse. Classical style
and similar to workhouses at Tiveston, Bideford, Willitin etc, by the same architect.
One storey front range has 2 projecting wings and central pedimented archway. The
latter is of granite with rusticated voussoirs. Otherwise the buildings are of
stucco. Behind is a 3-storey range with octagonal central block, the oblique sides
of which project slightly and have pedimented gables. Hipped slate roof. Nineteen
windows in all to 3-storey range, some retaining 12 panes, some altered.


Listing NGR: SX4787274924

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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